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The Lost Tomb: And Other Real-Life Stories of Bones, Burials, and Murder By Douglas Preston, David Grann (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Douglas Preston, David Grann (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538741221
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - December 5th, 2023

Douglas Preston, the #1 bestselling author of The Lost City of the Monkey God, presents the jaw-dropping discovery of a vast Egyptian tomb containing dozens of sealed burial chambers, as well as recounting tales of pirate treasure, mysterious deaths, archaeological mysteries, and more… 

What’s it like to be the first to enter an Egyptian burial chamber


The Etruscans: Lost Civilizations By Lucy Shipley Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781789148329
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Published: Reaktion Books - January 22nd, 2024

Now in paperback, a brief introduction to the mysteries of the enigmatic, ancient civilization in the area of modern Italy.

The Etruscans were a powerful people, marked by an influential civilization in ancient Italy.


Sins of the Shovel: Looting, Murder, and the Evolution of American Archaeology By Rachel Morgan Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780226822389
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 6th, 2023

An incisive history of early American archaeology—from reckless looting to professional science—and the field’s unfinished efforts to make amends today, told "with passion, indignation, and a dash of suspense" (New York Times).

American archaeology was forever scarred by an 1893 business proposition between cowboy-turned-excavator Richard Wethe


Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales: Fossils of Washington State By Elizabeth A. Nesbitt, David B. Williams Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780295752327
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Published: University of Washington Press - October 24th, 2023

From trilobites near the Idaho border and primitive horses on the Columbia Plateau to giant bird tracks near Bellingham and curious bear-like beasts on the Olympic Peninsula, fossils across Washington State are filled with clues of past life on Earth.


So Much Stuff: How Humans Discovered Tools, Invented Meaning, and Made More of Everything By Chip Colwell Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780226801421
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Published: University of Chicago Press - November 6th, 2023

How humans became so dependent on things and how this need has grown dangerously out of control.
 
Over three million years ago, our ancient ancestors realized that rocks could be broken into sharp-edged objects for slicing meat, making the first knives.


The Nubian Pharaohs of Egypt: Their Lives and Afterlives By Aidan Dodson Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781649031631
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Published: American University in Cairo Press - November 21st, 2023

An innovative account of the careers of the Nubians who occupied the Egyptian throne, written by a leading Egyptologist and author of Tutankhamun, King of Egypt


Our Oldest Companions: The Story of the First Dogs By Pat Shipman Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780674293946
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Published: Belknap Press - October 10th, 2023

"A lively tale of dog domestication and migration."--Nature

"When, where, and how did the partnership between dogs and humans begin? Was it an accident? Was it inevitable?...A tour de force drawing together under one proverbial roof what science can tell us to date."--Wendy Williams, author of The Horse


The Mad Emperor: Heliogabalus and the Decadence of Rome By Harry Sidebottom Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780861546855
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Published: Oneworld Publications - November 14th, 2023

What happens when you put the Roman Empire in the hands of a teenage boy? The life and times of the worst Roman emperor of all.

What happens when you put the Roman Empire in the hands of a teenage boy? Discover the scandalous life and times of Rome's worst emperor.


Blurred Boundaries: Perspectives on Rock Art of the Greater Southwest By William Frej, Frank Graziano (Introduction by), Polly Schaafsma (Text by) Cover Image
By William Frej, Frank Graziano (Introduction by), Polly Schaafsma (Text by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780890136799
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Published: Museum of New Mexico Press - October 15th, 2023

Gold Medal Recipient in Books for the Budapest International Foto Awards 2023
Gold Medal Recipient in Books for the Tokyo International Foto Awards 2023

Enigmatic rock art featuring a myriad of symbols and designs can be found throughout remote and arid landscapes of the Greater Southwest, from the Four Corners region of the American West to the Baja California penin